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Chevrolet Vega 1971 repair and maintenance guide free download ebook

book by Fradett Remi and Hedlund Roland

Published: 05/06/2019, file verified: 10/15/2019
  • Car suspension repair
  • Checking brake fluid
  • Starter motor replacement
  • Techniques for common troubleshooting

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Chevrolet Vega 1971, this book can help you understand, care for and repair your Chevrolet. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 500 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Chevrolet Vega can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive. Download e-book for Chevrolet Vega of 1971 model year.

Ebook details

You can download guidelines for repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Vega in e-book format. The zip-archive contains versions for iPhone, Android and computer reading.

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Number of pages
342 pages
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File size
46.2 kB (ZIP archive)
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Chevrolet Vega specifications

The main characteristics of a Chevrolet Vega car. Full list of characteristics you will find in the book after free download.

Car modelChevrolet Vega
Model year1971
Country of originUSA
Number of seats5
Number of doors4
Car length4310 mm (168.85 inches)
Car width1670 mm (65.37 inches)
Car height1330 mm (52.14 inches)
Wheelbase2480 mm (97.11 inches)
Ground clearance130 mm (5.07 inches)
Front wheels6.70x15
Rear wheels6.70x15
Vehicle weight1005 kg (2204.52 pounds)
Car passenger space5490 litres (1442.75 gallons)
Gear boxAuto, 3-speed
Drive unitRear
Front brakesDisks
Rear brakesDrums
Turning radius11 m (415.21 inches)
Engine locationFront
Engine capacity2287 ccm (138.85 cubic inches)
Engine's typein-line, 4-cyl
Maximum power82.00 PS (59.70 kW or 80.60 HP) at 4800 Rev. per min.
Torque167.00 Nm (16.92 kgf-m or 122.58 ft.lbs) at 2800 Rev. per min.
Cylinder size89.0 x 91.9 mm (3.48 x 3.6 inches)
Fuel typeGasoline
Power density0.0816 PS/kg
Fuel tank capacity42.0 litres (11.04 gallons)

Quick reference data

Detailed guide to repair and maintenance of Chevrolet Vega model 1971 in e-book format.

Chapter one / General information about Chevrolet

Service tips / Off Road rules / Serial numbers / Safety / Parts replacement / Basic hand tools / Notes, cautions and warnings / Expendable supplies / Safety first / Mechanics tips / Torque specifications / Tune-up and troubleshooting tools / Service hints

Chapter two / Troubleshooting

Engine performance / Excessive vibration / Emergency troubleshooting / Brake problems / Operating requirements / Engine noises / Engine starting / Front suspension and steering

Chapter three / Lubrication, maintenance and tune-up

Pre-checks / Compression test / Spark plug / Idle speed adjustment / Ignition timing / Tune-up / Valve adjustment / Engine oil and filter change / Air filter / Specifications / Final drive oil change / Periodic lubrication / Periodic maintenance / Service intervals

Chapter four / Chevrolet's engine

Piston, piston pin and piston rings / Cylinder / Valves and valve components / Specifications / Engine cooling / Alternator / Removal installation / Cylinder head cover and camshaft / Crankcase and crankshaft / Cylinder head / Starter gears / Ignition pulse generator / Camshaft chain and tensioner / Recoil starter / Break-in / Oil pump

Chapter five / Fuel and exhaust system

Fuel tank / Operation cleaning inspection / Exhaust system / Fuel shutoff valve / Cold starting / Specifications / Fuel level gauge / Air filter air box / Throttle cable

Chapter six / Electrical system

Fuses / Specifications / Electric starting system / Charging system / High oil temperature warning indicator system / Ignition pulse generator / Alternator / Lighting system / Voltage regulator / Switches

Chapter seven / Front suspension and steering

Specifications / Tie rod / Steering shaft / Handlebar / Front brake and axle / Front suspension arm and steering knuckle / Front wheel

Chapter eight / Rear axle suspension

Shock absorber / Rear axle housing / Rear wheel / Rear axle

Chapter nine / Body of Chevrolet Vega

Specifications / Rear fender seat / Rear fend / Rear fender / Front fender / Front fender

Wiring diagrams

Circuits / Colors of wires / Connectors

Supplement / Index

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